Herald Records Doowop

Music Reviews: A Doo-wop Anthology, plus Sara Petite, Brian Krumm, the Anderson Council, Lars Jansson & Thomas Agergaard, Carl Dobkins, Jr., Kenny Rogers, Ellis Paul, and JD Darling

Various artists, The Herald Records Doowop Collection/1953–63. Like its sister label, Ember, whose doo-wop releases have recently been anthologized, Herald Records scored a few memorable hits in rock’s early years. The company topped the pop and R&B charts in 1960 with Maurice Williams & the Zodiacs’ “Stay,” for example, and also scored with the Turbans’ […]

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